Yet another Nephron question

Human Anatomy, Physiology, and Medicine. Anything human!

Moderator: BioTeam

Post Reply
shorty_47_2000
Garter
Garter
Posts: 3
Joined: Wed Jul 06, 2005 1:00 am

Yet another Nephron question

Post by shorty_47_2000 » Wed Jul 06, 2005 1:10 am

Chloride ions, Cl-, floolow actively transported Na+ ions from the nephron into the blood. Would you not expect the Cl- concentration to decrease as fluids are extracted along the nephron? What causes this discrepancy?

User avatar
victor
King Cobra
King Cobra
Posts: 2668
Joined: Sat Apr 30, 2005 12:01 pm
Location: Yogyakarta, Indonesia..
Contact:

Post by victor » Wed Jul 06, 2005 11:41 am

well, it's normal since you have a high quantity of urine which majority contains water, the Cl- concentration will decrease...just remember about 's' (solubility) and 'Ksp' (result of the multiply of solubility).. :lol:
Q: Why are chemists great for solving problems?
A: They have all the solutions.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests